Recipe: Millionaire’s (Caramel) Shortbread

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Today I am here with a recipe for a classic british treat. Something sinful, delicious and decadent – Millionaire’s shortbread. It’s a wonderful shortbread treat layered with caramel and chocolate. Perfect for a mid-day pick me up with a strong cup of tea or coffee. My boyfriend is obsessed with these and I decided to make some for his family as they were visiting over the weekend- if I’m already making them, why not blog about them and post a recipe… right? 

It’s super easy to make just requires a few chilling steps!



1 1/2 cup plain flour 

1/3 cup caster sugar 

170 grams + 1 tbsp unsalted butter

1/4 tsp salt 

1 can (397g)  of sweetened condensed milk 

3 tbsp golden syrup

300 grams dark chocolate   



1. Cut cold butter into cubes and rub into flour, sugar and salt mixture until crumbs form.



2. Evenly spread dough onto a lined baking sheet using your hands or back of a spoon. Pierce several holes with a fork to allow even baking and to avoid any rising.



3. Bake shortbread at 150 degrees C for 30-35 minutes. When the shortbread is lightly golden – take out of the oven and let it cool completely.

4. On a medium heat – melt 1 tbsp of butter. Add condensed milk & golden syrup. Let mixture simmer for a couple of minutes- mixing constantly to prevent burning of the caramel. Once the caramel is lightly browned – remove from heat and pour onto the cooled shortbread. Spread caramel layer evenly and allow to set completely by chilling in the fridge for 30 mins – 1 hour.



5. Once caramel is cooled and completely set. Melt chocolate on a double boiler (in a bowl on top of a pan of simmering water) or in the microwave and pour over the caramel. Be quick in spreading it out evenly as the caramel can start to melt. Let the chocolate set and cool completely.






6. To slice it up – I recommend using a warm knife. Run it under some hot water between each slice and wipe of clean to allow easier slicing.


13 Comments Add yours

  1. This looks really nice and not too hard :).


    1. Amazing treat! I hope you try it out!!! πŸ’™β€οΈ


  2. Arielle says:

    Oh my, it looks divine! ❀


    1. Thank you!:) hope you try them!


  3. These look soo good πŸ’› Definitely trying them soon.


  4. kristenchan0921 says:

    I’ve always wanted to make millionaire bars. This sounds like the perfect recipe to try πŸ˜‰


    1. They’re really good!:) hope you try them out!:)

      Liked by 1 person

  5. LEJA says:

    This looks delicious and it doesn’t look too difficult. Maybe I’ll try it our for myself. Great job.


    1. Thanks:) let me know if you doo!


  6. aoifescakes says:

    They look delicious! I’ll definitely try them.


  7. Becca says:

    This is my absolute favourite pudding! It looks amazing πŸ™‚ x

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Happy you like it!:)


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